Jimmy Page is putting together a new band for 2016 tour

Led Zeppelin guitarist is also working on a new album

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Jimmy Page plans to hit the road next year, his first such outing in two decades. The Led Zeppelin guitarist revealed his touring plans in an interview with Guitar World, adding that he’s in the process of putting together a live band that’s “totally different” from his former outfit.

Regarding the tour’s setlist, Page said, “There will be all sorts of material from different eras. Right across the board; that’s the way I’m seeing it. But like I said, there will be surprises. It won’t be entirely what people might be expecting.”

Those surprises could include material from Page’s forthcoming solo album, his first since 1988’s Outrider. “What I’m doing is something that’s going to be quite different,” Page said of the album during a press event earlier this year. “It wouldn’t be anything that hopefully you’d imagine I would do.”

Below, watch footage from Page’s last extensive tour with Zeppelin bandmate Robert Plant in 1998.

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